Table 3

Adjusted HRs from Cox regression for mortality risk of individuals with prediabetes and iron markers

HR95% CI
Adjusted model*
 Normal transferrin saturation/normoglycaemia1.00
 Normal transferrin saturation/prediabetes1.131.08 to 1.19
 Elevated transferrin saturation/normoglycaemia0.980.90 to 1.07
 Elevated transferrin saturation/prediabetes1.881.06 to 3.30
Adjusted model†
 Normal ferritin/normoglycaemia1.00
 Normal ferritin/prediabetes1.151.09 to1.20
 Elevated ferritin/normoglycaemia1.051.00 to 1.12
 Elevated ferritin/prediabetes1.141.04 to 1.24
  • *Adjusted for: age, gender, race/ethnicity, health insurance status, obesity, current smoking status, diagnosed heart attack, diagnosed stroke, diagnosed hypertension, diagnosed high cholesterol, diagnosis of cancer, family history of diabetes and family history of early heart attack.

  • †Adjusted for: age, gender, race/ethnicity, health insurance status, obesity, current smoking status, diagnosed heart attack, diagnosed stroke, diagnosed hypertension, diagnosed high cholesterol, diagnosis of cancer, family history of diabetes, family history of early heart attack and elevated C reactive protein.